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Licensed Practical Nurse - PRN 

Description

Wyandot BHN is seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our crisis stabilization team provide direct nursing services, mental health assessments and treatment to consumers with severe and persistent mental illness in our 24/7 crisis stabilization center on an as needed basis (PRN).

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide psychological evaluations/problem identification, and crisis interventions.
  • Provide medical case management as needed.
  • Assist consumers with psychological, social development and rehabilitation.
  • Coordinate medical care and intervention with staff and psychiatrist.
  • Draw blood for lab work for consumers.
  • Monitor consumers’ vital signs.
  • Administer intramuscular medications.
  • Maintain accurate and timely clinical records consistent with MHCD standards.
  • Participate in team meetings, in-services, and supervisory sessions as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Lead Nurse and Program Manager.
 
Position Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from accredited school of nursing. Licensed as a Practical Nurse in good standing with the Board of Nursing of the State of Kansas.
  • 1-3 years experience working with consumers with a serious and persistent mental illness preferred.
  • Theoretical and working knowledge of psychotropic medications. Working knowledge of laboratory test results.
  • Ability to assess crisis situations and intervene appropriately Effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • General knowledge of computer technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time PRN  
Hours PRN - Any Shift  
Division RSI  
About the Organization Wyandot Behavioral Health Network (Wyandot BHN) is a family of organizations serving the behavioral health needs of Wyandotte County, Kansas, and beyond.

Our network of organizations provides resources for adults, children and families in need of behavioral health services; individuals experiencing homelessness; assistance with housing, employment, and other needs.

Wyandot BHN organizations include:

• Kim Wilson Housing, Inc. - Supportive housing program
• RSI - 24/7 Crisis Center
• PACES - Children & adolescents behavioral health care center
• Wyandot Center - Adult behavioral health care center  
EOE Statement Wyandot Behavioral Health Network's family of organizations: Kim Wilson Housing, PACES, RSI and Wyandot Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the policy of Wyandot Behavioral Health Network to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender (to include orientation, identity or expression), disability, handicap, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. Any act of retaliation or discrimination against any person who has filed a complaint or assisted or participated in any investigation involving a complaint is prohibited.
 

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